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Journalist claims Wolves are not considering Pedro Martins

Wolves are not considering Pedro Martins to be their next manager.

That is according to talkSPORT journalist Alex Crook, who says he’s been reliably informed that the club are not going to hold talks with the 52-year-old.

Wolves have switched their attention to other targets now after the news last night that Julen Lopetegui has turned down the job.

The Spaniard was the number one target to succeed Bruno Lage at Molineux.

But Lopetegui has declined the opportunity, as he wants to be with his family, including his father who is unwell.

Jeff Shi had flown out to Spain to try and convince the 56-year-old to come to Molineux.

But Lopetegui has made his decision, and cannot be blamed for not wanting to take the job at this time.

Wolves’ search for a new man to take the club forwards continues.

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But their shortlist does not include Martins, who was first linked with the job in the days after Lage was sacked.

Martins has actually been in England recently as he had verbally agreed to join Championship outfit Hull City.

But he ultimately turned it down, and is now back in Portugal.

Many Wolves fans expected the club to make a play for Martins, and he was the favourite with some bookmakers this morning.

But if Crook’s information is correct, then it will not be he that takes over from Lage.

It comes after Mais Futebol had claimed Wolves were actually in advanced talks with Martins.

Wolves next appointment is going to be fascinating, as Crook claims club aren’t considering Pedro Martins

Martins was perhaps the next logical choice for Wolves after Lopetegui.

Being Portuguese and unattached, he was seemingly someone the club would go for.

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But Crook seems to be confident that he will not be Lage’s successor.

It is going to extremely interesting now to see who Wolves end up with.